When I first started my business, I hid behind my brand (Self in the City). I was afraid of putting myself “out there.” I didn’t know what others would think of me. I thought, “What would my friends think? What would my family think?” Even worse, “What if….I put myself ‘out there’ and fail?” I.. read more →

Nov 19
November 19, 2013

Letting Go

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Today, I went to the Kadampa Meditation Center in New York City to see a prominent teacher and buddhist monk give a teaching on the topic of Mindfulness. He explained that mindfulness is being able to insert wisdom into our life moment by moment. He expressed the importance of wisdom teachings and how important it.. read more →

Apr 23
April 23, 2013

How to Build Confidence

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Confidence is something that you can practice by operating outside of your comfort zone—by doing that thing you don’t typically do, or being open to taking chances and trying new things. When old fear arises, it’s important that you are able to be aware, recognize those thoughts, and let them go. This will only allow.. read more →

Oct 10
October 10, 2011

Steve Jobs Quotes

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“Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the.. read more →

“Suffering is optional. Whenever we experience a stressful feeling- anything from mild discomfort to intense sorrow, rage, or despair-we can be certain that there is a specific thought causing our reaction, whether or not we are conscious of it. The way to end our stress is to investigate the thinking that lies behind it. ”.. read more →

“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz “Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.” – Shaquille ONeal “Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become.. read more →

May 19
May 19, 2011

Conscious Creation

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Conscious creation is the act of making conscious effort to create the life you want. It does go deeper than just changing your life, however. Conscious creation actually refers the very act of creating your own reality. One of the tenets of conscious creation is that we each have a separate reality that other people.. read more →

Feb 15
February 15, 2010

Satisfy Your Soul

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Our energetic system is affected by the tone of certain sounds and frequencies. If you’re feeling stressed, reggae beats or rhythms will slow down your thoughts and can help you naturally relax. read more →